H.R. 2174: The "Clyde Hichborn Post Office" Designation Act

H.R. 2174

The "Clyde Hichborn Post Office" Designation Act

Rep. Michael H. Michaud

October 7, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 2174 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, October 7, 2009, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Michael Michaud (D-ME) April 29, 2009.

Bill Summary

H.R. 2174 would designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 18 Main Street in Howland, Maine, as the "Clyde Hichborn Post Office".


Clyde Hichborn served nine terms in the Maine state legislature, first as a Republican, and then as a Democrat. He died in 2005.


According to CBO, any costs related to new post office designations, which include the cost of changing the name on the building, signs, and maps, are not significant.